The news that China will build a railway from the Red Sea city of Port Sudan to the Chadian capital of N’Djamena proves just how serious Beijing is about pioneering a transcontinental Sahelian-Saharan Silk Road.
President Datuk Syed Ali Alattas to take advantage of Sudan’s free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union by investing in the African country.
Ethiopia and Sudan recently concluded their third Joint Commission Meeting, signing 13 agreements including a Framework Agreement for Trade and Economic cooperation
Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to develop large-scale overseas agricultural projects to secure food supplies, revealing that Riyadh is in discussions with Ukraine, Pakistan, Sudan, Turkey and Egypt.
The 5th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP Group) will be held in Khartoum, Sudan, on 7 and 8 December around the theme “United for peace, solidarity and sustainable development”.
Kenya has signed an agreement with the Sudanese government to allow its manufacturers to export some goods duty free to Sudan.
Kenya and Sudan are set to sign a bilateral trade agreement that may open up the vast Sudanese market to Kenyan entrepreneurs.
Uganda is losing business in the Sudanese market because of its failure to ratify the Free Trade Area of the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (Comesa).
Kenya and Sudan have sorted out differences over the compliance of Comesa rules of origin.